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Platinum Blonde (1931) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Frank Capra and produced by Frank Capra and Harry Cohn.

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Platinum Blonde (1931)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 21, 2018 From 4 Star Films

“It’s like a giraffe marrying a monkey!” ~ Conroy The nucleus of Capra regulars are all present and accounted for including a script adaptation by Jo Swerling and dialogue by Robert Riskin. The cast, on the other hand, is an interesting array of talents that simultaneously proves a... Read full article


"My little pal Gallagher": Platinum Blonde (1931)

By Michaela on Feb 4, 2015 From Love Letters to Old Hollywood

When I heard about Platinum Blonde, I was intrigued. Jean Harlow directed by Frank Capra in a pre-Code comedy? Yes, please! But then I actually saw the film. I was expecting Harlow to be her typical self—brassy, seductive, funny, gorgeous… So, I was confused when it turned out that Jean ... Read full article


Pre-Code Crazy: Platinum Blonde (1931)

By shadowsandsatin on Jan 1, 2015 From Shadows and Satin

Loretta Young?s birth date is January 6th, and TCM is celebrating the occasion by showing a string of films starring this talented and lovely actress, including such pre-Code gems as Big Business Girl (1931), They Call It Sin (1932), Weekend Marriage (1932), and Employees? Entrance (1933). In fact, ... Read full article


Pre-Code Crazy: Platinum Blonde (1931)

By shadowsandsatin on Jan 1, 2015 From Shadows and Satin

Loretta Young?s birth date is January 6th, and TCM is celebrating the occasion by showing a string of films starring this talented and lovely actress, including such pre-Code gems as Big Business Girl (1931), They Call It Sin (1932), Weekend Marriage (1932), and Employees? Entrance (1933). In fact, ... Read full article


"Platinum Blonde and Beyond" Revisited for MGM's 90th Birthday

By The Lady Eve on Jun 25, 2014 From Lady Eve's Reel Life

From June 26 - 28, in honor of the 90th anniversary of the founding of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Silver Scenes is hosting the MGM Blogathon. This post, originally published in 2011, has been updated and re-published as my contribution for the blogathon. Click here for links to all participating blogs. ... Read full article


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During its 1950 reissue it was double-billed with "Gilda."
The opening cast credits list ten names, while the end credits lists only seven of the ten, with character names. Hence the opening credits are used in the IMDb cast list.
Robert Williams died of appendicitis just three days after the film's release.
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